February 7, 2019

RK&O partner Audrey Ingram has bee selected to be a member of the 2019 class of Fellows, participating in a landmark program created by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to identify, train and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.

January 3, 2019

RK&O attorneys Margaret W. Meyers, Kevin Rubinstein and Robert J. Waldner were featured in the Bloomberg Big Law Business “Wake Up Call” column.

January 3, 2019

RK&O attorneys Margaret W. Meyers, Kevin Rubinstein and Robert J. Waldner were featured in the New York Law Journal "Lawyers on the Move" section.

January 1, 2019

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that Margaret Winterkorn Meyers and Kevin Rubinstein have been named partners in the firm and Robert Waldner has been elevated to counsel.

December 21, 2018

RK&O represented three ISDA members as Amici in a landmark credit default swaps (CDS) case before the External Review Panel of the Credit Derivatives Determinations Committee.

November 27, 2018

RK&O associate Margot Laporte told Bloomberg that this case suggests that "the Justice Department continues to take a very broad and aggressive approach to foreign corruption."  She added "this may also signal that the DOJ continues to view China as a high-risk jurisdiction for foreign corruption.

November 20, 2018

Sears Holdings Corp. won approval from a federal bankruptcy judge to raise cash by selling off $250 million of intercompany debt, however, Cyrus Capital Partners obtained some changes to the court order that authorized the sale.

November 13, 2018

RK&O managing partner Jennifer Grady recently spoke with the New York Law Journal about the advantages and challenges midsize law firms experience in New York. 

November 1, 2018

RK&O partner Gregory Plotko explains why some are seeing warning signs from the market for Sears bankruptcy claims.

November 1, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was again named a top-tier firm in ten practice areas by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

October 30, 2018

Global Investigations Review has named Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP to its esteemed GIR 100 list.

October 25, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented Route One Investment Company in the equity financing of the spin out and public listing of Alderbaran Resources Inc. by Regulus Resources Inc., and the related joint venture and option agreement between Alderbaran and Stillwater Canada LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Sibanye Gold Limited. 

October 11, 2018

Benchmark Litigation 2019 Edition named Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP a “Recommended” firm in New York for General Commercial Litigation, and also ranked RK&O among the leading national White Collar Crime practices.

October 9, 2018

RK&O founding partner Lee S. Richards III has been selected for the New York Law Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is presented to attorneys who have made an impact on the legal community and the practice of law over their entire career. 

October 5, 2018

RK&O partner Paul Devlin discussed the My Big Coin ruling with GlobalCapital and outlined the various ways that agencies such as the CFTC gain oversight over such markets.

September 29, 2018

RK&O founding partner Lee S. Richards III told CNN Business that the SEC lawsuit brings a lot of uncertainty both for the company and Musk.  

September 27, 2018

RK&O partner Paul Devlin spoke with Crowdfund Insider about the My Big Coin case, noting that the decision is only the second time the court has directly addressed whether a virtual currency that lacks a futures market is a “commodity” under the Commodity Exchange Act, and therefore subject to the CFTC’s enforcement jurisdiction.

September 27, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented Route One Investment Company in a private round of equity financing of Regulus Resources Inc., a listed mining company.

September 21, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented Valinor Management, L.P. in connection with its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Amazing Athletes, Inc. and Amazing Athletes Franchise Systems, Inc. (collectively, the “Amazing Athletes Group”). 

September 17, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented Valinor Management, L.P. in connection with its acquisition of Soccer Super Stars, LLC. 

September 13, 2018

Super Lawyers has recognized 12 Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP attorneys as leaders in their respective practices.

September 11, 2018

RK&O partner Shari Brandt has been selected as one of Diversity Journal's Women Worth Watching for 2018.

September 10, 2018

RK&O partner Vincent Basulto addressed the portion of a recent U.S. Treasury report that emphasized the importance of marketplace lending in expanding access to credit for consumers and businesses in the US, specifically in light of recent court cases that have created more confusion that clarity. 

September 6, 2018

Since November 2015, RK&O has represented Ms. A., an Afghan citizen seeking a Special Immigrant Visa to the United States because she faces serious ongoing threats in Afghanistan as a result of her work on behalf of the U.S. Government.

August 31, 2018

In an article published by The Wall Street Journal, RK&O associate Margot Laport discusses how the Hoskins decision will impact future FCPA investigations.  

August 29, 2018

Margot Laporte discusses implications for FCPA enforcement after the Second Circuit decision in U.S. v. Hoskins. 

August 15, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partners Lee S. Richards III, Michael D. Mann and James Q. Walker have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019.

August 3, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partners Lee S. Richards III, Michael D. Mann and James Q. Walker have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019.

July 26, 2018

RK&O partner Shari A. Brandt was named a 2018 Litigation Trailblazer by The National Law Journal. This list recognized 25 outstanding attorneys, selected from hundreds of nominees, who continue to leave their mark in litigation.

July 20, 2018

RK&O partner Shari Brandt was named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” list for 2018, her fourth consecutive year receiving this recognition.

July 2, 2018

RK&O partner Audrey Laning Ingram was named to the Global Investigations Review Top 100 Women in Investigations for 2018.

June 28, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented Route One Investment Company LLC in connection with an option and joint venture agreement, among precious metals miner Sibanye Gold Limited to create a strategic venture to unlock value at the Altar copper and gold project located in the San Juan province of Argentina. 

June 18, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been named a top firm for minority attorneys by Law360, ranking #20 among law firms with up to 149 attorneys. The top firms in each size category had diversity levels of at least 22 percent of all attorneys at the firm and more diverse non-partner ranks.  

June 5, 2018

The coordinated resolution between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Parquet National Financier —the first coordinated resolution between the DOJ and French authorities in a foreign bribery case—represents a new era in cross-border enforcement and cooperation between U.S. and French authorities.  

May 30, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been named a Recommended Firm in the areas of Corporate Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense, General Commercial Disputes and Securities Litigation by The Legal 500 United States 2018. Clients interviewed for the publication praised RK&O as "extremely client service-oriented, extraordinarily smart and hardworking."

May 30, 2018

RK&O Managing Partner Jennifer Grady spoke with Law360 about her own experience as a firm leader.  

May 8, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP associates Emily Kelley and Margot Laporte have been named to the 2017 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Ms. Laporte was recognized on the High Honor Roll for her contribution of 100 hours or...

May 7, 2018

RK&O partner Paul J. Devlin was mentioned in Law360's feature on attorneys who moved up the ranks in Q1. Mr. Devlin was elevated to partner in the Investigations & Enforcement and Civil Litigation practice groups in RK&O's New York office.

May 3, 2018

Chambers USA has recognized Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP as a national leader in Securities Regulation and Corporate Crime & Investigations and among the leading New York firms in the categories of Litigation: General Commercial (Highly Regarded) and White Collar Crime & Government Investigations.

May 2, 2018

Businesses are now on notice that the U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) intends to use its enforcement powers to police a broad array of potential interactions and relationships with sanctioned parties that cannot reliably be captured through traditional transaction due diligence and screening protocols because they involve...

May 1, 2018

RK&O partner Lee Richards discussed the recent NCAA report with Law360 and noted that that even if colleges did pay student athletes, the incentive to give and take bribes on top of that would remain with respect to top-tier players.

April 19, 2018

Household retail names, many owned by private equity firms, have been casualties in recent years as the industry faces an uncertain future. What once seemed to be a solid bet turned out to be less certain than initially thought, and the secular shift underway now will require the industry to reinvent itself.

April 9, 2018

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) plans to have a position by early summer on proposed bank-like charters for online lenders and other fintech companies. The bank regulator will soon have a stance on special purpose national charters for fintechs after “slow-walking” the issue and trying to understand the risks and impacts to the financial services industry...

April 3, 2018

Pedro Castro Nevares, General Counsel of Torneos y Competencias, a leading South American sports production and broadcasting company and client of RK&O, has been named a Top Mind in compliance by Compliance Week. This award highlights the best and brightest in the governance, risk, ethics and compliance profession around the world. 

March 23, 2018

RK&O partners Shari Brandt and James Walker have been selected to join Law360's Editorial Advisory Boards. Ms. Brandt has been named a member of the Securities Editorial Advisory Board and Mr. Walker has been named a member of the Legal Ethics Editorial Advisory Board. These Editorial Advisory Boards provide feedback on Law360's coverage, as well as expert...

March 22, 2018

California toy mogul Isaac Larian said Thursday that he is leading an effort to save more than half the 735 domestic Toys R Us stores that are set to close under the retailer's liquidation plan.  

March 15, 2018

San Antonio-based iHeartMedia Inc. has filed for bankruptcy, following two years of litigation, speculation and financial gamesmanship as the nation’s largest owner of radio stations tried to keep its crushing debt under control and creditors at bay. The bankruptcy likely will rank among the largest in recent corporate history. The company listed $12.3 billion in total...

March 8, 2018

Toys "R" Us Inc. is making preparations for a liquidation of its bankruptcy U.S. operations after so far failing to find a buyer or reach a debt restructuring deal with lenders. The toy chain’s U.S. division entered bankruptcy in September, planning to emerge with a leaner business model and more manageable debt. A new $3.1 billion loan was obtained to...

March 8, 2018

A federal judge in New York has ruled that virtual currencies, such as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, can be regulated by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

March 6, 2018

In ruling that appellate courts should defer to a bankruptcy court’s factual findings when hearing challenges over a creditor’s insider relationship to a debtor, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to endorse an “arm’s length” test...

February 28, 2018

Participants in leveraged buyouts and similar deals will have less protection from “clawback” suits that seek to return money to a bankrupt company’s coffers, after the U.S. Supreme Court gave a narrow interpretation to a Bankruptcy Code safe-harbor provision designed to protect securities transactions.

February 28, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has selected Associates Margot Laporte and Stephanie Tsay to participate in the 2018 Pathfinder Program, sponsored by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to help train early-career attorneys in critical career development strategies, including leadership and building professional networks.

February 23, 2018

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP recently represented Farallon Capital Management in a cross-border lending deal with Latin American pharmaceutical distributor Pint Pharma.